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DIY Ways to Meet a Child’s Sensory Needs at Home | Edutopia

Occupational therapists and trauma-informed teachers weigh in on how to create sensory tools and spaces with what you have at home.

The coronavirus pandemic has upended all students’ day-to-day routines, but has created particular disruption for students with special needs, sensory processing disorders, and kids who have experienced trauma who rely on the structure of school to stay grounded. Creating an at-home sensory space and sensory tools that resemble the supports students received in school can help kids during this transition, easing them out of a meltdown or giving them a much-needed break before one starts.

Read the full article by Emelina Minero and Nora Fleming here: DIY Ways to Meet a Child’s Sensory Needs at Home | Edutopia


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